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May 4 - 10
Video of the Week
Pertussis Makes a Comeback

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Jennifer Lopez, singer, actress and mother, and the March of Dimes launch a national whooping cough education campaign. This new initiative focuses on educating new parents and their families about pertussis, a highly contagious and potentially deadly disease for infants. The 60-sec PSAs featuring Ms. Lopez are available in both English and Spanish. The video encourages new and expectant parents to help protect their babies by making sure that anyone who is, or will be, in close contact with a young infant has been vaccinated against pertussis.
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May 11 - 17
Video of the Week
Importance of Childhood Immunizations
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has created a 5-minute video and Q&A with Robert Frenck Jr., MD, staff physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases, to provide evidence-based answers to questions many parents have regarding vaccine safety.
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May 18 - 24
Video of the Week
Foundation's Video Answers Parents' Questions about Immunization
The video features Heidi Murkoff, the author of the popular What to Expect When You're Expecting prenatal and parenting books, and Dr. Jay M. Lieberman, pediatrician and professor of pediatrics, University of California School of Medicine, Irvine. The video intended for the general public, answers questions about the number, safety, and timing of childhood vaccinations.
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May 25 - 31
Video of the Week
Vaccines: Wading through the Confusion
This webcast from the California Immunization Coalition (CIC) deals with parents’ concerns about vaccine safety and is intended for health professionals. The panel includes physicians, scientists, a communications expert, public health professionals, and parents. The panel advises a mother whose child is scheduled to receive a vaccine the next day. Feel free to use the webcast for training and educational purposes. To view the webcast, along with a post-discussion Q&A session.
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